MSI reveals the eSports-focused G253PF 380Hz gaming monitor
merely put: Another monitor is about to affix the more and more crowded ultra-high refresh fee monitor market. MSI’s G253PF presents an excellent 380Hz display screen and 1ms GTG response time, making it superb for aggressive avid gamers and the esports crowd.
The MSI G253PF is the newest in a protracted line of displays with extremely excessive refresh charges. It’s not as quick because the Asus Rog Swift 500Hz and the Alienware AW2524H, each of which might hit 500Hz, although MSI’s mannequin is similar dimension (24 inches) as the previous.
The G253PF presents Full HD (1920 x 1080) decision and an IPS panel. As with different displays, overclocking the monitor to its full 380Hz refresh fee requires a DisplayPort connection, as HDMI 2.0b connections are restricted to 240Hz at full HD.
Other specs embody a 1,000:1 distinction ratio with Dynamic Super Contrast, 10-bpc shade (1.07 billion colours), and G-Sync help. It’s rated at 320 nits of brightness, and VESA DisplayHDR 400 certification means the G253PF can hit a peak HDR brightness of 400 nits. The monitor additionally encompasses a passive cooling mechanism for the panel, so it is thicker than most IPS displays.
Color gamut protection consists of 106% sRGB and 83% DCI-P3, and the show comes with Flicker-Free expertise, Low Blue Light Mode, and Night Sight. Unfortunately, there aren’t any audio system or USB ports.
In phrases of ports, the G253PF has two HDMI 2.0b ports, a DisplayPort 1.4a, and a headphone jack. It’s additionally VESA mount suitable, has tilt from 5 to twenty levels, and peak adjustment from 0 to 130mm. It does lack swivel and pivot changes, although.
No phrase on when the G253PF will arrive or how a lot it can price. Looking at one other ultra-high refresh fee monitor for comparability, the Alienware 500Hz monitor prices $830. But extra probably, the worth of the G253PF is nearer to that of the Asus ROG Swift PG259QN 24.5 — our decide for one of the best 360Hz monitor — at $400.